Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for UML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited UML over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Unified Modeling Language (UML)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 313 232 185
Rank change year-on-year -81 -47 -6
Contract jobs citing UML 708 977 1,330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.78% 1.10% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.30% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 605 772
England median daily rate £475 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +8.43% -
10th Percentile £331 £310 £306
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £460 £432 £413
% change year-on-year +6.48% +4.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 67 118
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £37.10 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.78 £54.50 £56.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.63
% change year-on-year +5.88% -0.29% +13.67%

UML is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 76,923 74,958 81,886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 84.61% 84.03% 82.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 51,982 50,021 53,901
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.93% +1.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £293 £268 £263
90th Percentile £638 £619 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,774 2,044 2,501
England median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +8.70% +15.00%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.36 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.62 £49.50
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £24.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -4.08% +3.16% +18.75%

UML
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing UML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for UML in England

UML
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing UML in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for UML in England

UML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing UML within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -94 308 £500 - 74
South East -77 129 £425 +6.25% 57
East of England +23 77 £450 -5.26% 35
Midlands -10 70 £418 +15.97% 27
North of England -16 70 £400 -11.11% 41
South West -37 52 £475 +11.76% 49
East Midlands +15 41 £450 +33.33% 12
North West -37 32 £424 +2.73% 21
West Midlands -15 28 £398 +10.42% 15
Yorkshire -5 24 £438 -2.78% 19
North East +45 14 £368 -18.33% 1
UML
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing UML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for UML.

1 301 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (21.19%) Finance
3 137 (19.35%) Java
4 134 (18.93%) SQL
5 128 (18.08%) Scrum
6 127 (17.94%) Software Engineering
7 124 (17.51%) Use Case
8 120 (16.95%) Web Services
9 119 (16.81%) Business Analysis
9 119 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 116 (16.38%) Oracle
10 116 (16.38%) SDLC
11 115 (16.24%) Security Cleared
12 114 (16.10%) Data Modelling
13 111 (15.68%) XML
14 109 (15.40%) OO
15 101 (14.27%) Microsoft
16 98 (13.84%) C++
17 85 (12.01%) BPMN
17 85 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
18 84 (11.86%) TOGAF
19 82 (11.58%) SOA
19 82 (11.58%) Waterfall
20 78 (11.02%) Degree
21 77 (10.88%) SC Cleared
22 68 (9.60%) Business Process Modelling
23 65 (9.18%) C
24 64 (9.04%) MS Visio
25 63 (8.90%) Banking
26 60 (8.47%) C#

UML
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (3.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 24 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 22 (3.11%) JBoss
4 17 (2.40%) Confluence
5 13 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 12 (1.69%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 7 (0.99%) Apache
8 6 (0.85%) IIS
8 6 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.71%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.71%) CMS
9 5 (0.71%) SAS
10 4 (0.56%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 4 (0.56%) WildFly
11 3 (0.42%) MQSeries
11 3 (0.42%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.28%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 64 (9.04%) MS Visio
2 29 (4.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 22 (3.11%) Simulink
4 19 (2.68%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 9 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.28%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.14%) Open Workbench
8 1 (0.14%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (0.71%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.42%) Magento
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
2 3 (0.42%) Sonata
3 2 (0.28%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.28%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.14%) BASE24
4 1 (0.14%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.14%) Endur
4 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 60 (8.47%) SaaS
2 57 (8.05%) IaaS
3 49 (6.92%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (4.52%) PaaS
6 27 (3.81%) iPaaS
7 18 (2.54%) SuccessFactors
8 13 (1.84%) OpenShift
9 10 (1.41%) Boomi
10 4 (0.56%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.42%) Office 365
11 3 (0.42%) Serverless
12 2 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.28%) GitHub
12 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
12 2 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.98%) Wireshark
2 13 (1.84%) FTP
2 13 (1.84%) HTTP
3 8 (1.13%) Internet
4 7 (0.99%) Ethernet
4 7 (0.99%) SSL
5 5 (0.71%) Unified Communications
6 4 (0.56%) FlexRay
7 3 (0.42%) Firewall
8 2 (0.28%) Broadband
8 2 (0.28%) DOCSIS
8 2 (0.28%) Intranet
8 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.28%) PCoIP
8 2 (0.28%) SDH
8 2 (0.28%) SMS
8 2 (0.28%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.28%) VoIP
8 2 (0.28%) Wireless
8 2 (0.28%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 27 (3.81%) Relational Database
3 25 (3.53%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (2.97%) MySQL
5 19 (2.68%) Big Data
6 18 (2.54%) Hadoop
7 17 (2.40%) Oracle Database
8 15 (2.12%) RDBMS
9 13 (1.84%) MS Access
10 12 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (1.55%) Snowflake Schema
12 10 (1.41%) Data Mining
12 10 (1.41%) Ingres
12 10 (1.41%) NoSQL
12 10 (1.41%) OLAP
13 9 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.13%) DB2
14 8 (1.13%) MongoDB
15 7 (0.99%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 48 (6.78%) Rational Rhapsody
2 44 (6.21%) Rational DOORS
3 43 (6.07%) JIRA
4 36 (5.08%) Maven
5 33 (4.66%) Eclipse
6 32 (4.52%) Jenkins
7 30 (4.24%) Subversion
8 28 (3.95%) Ant
9 27 (3.81%) Visual Studio
10 26 (3.67%) JUnit
10 26 (3.67%) SoapUI
11 24 (3.39%) Git (software)
12 20 (2.82%) Rational Rose
13 18 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (2.12%) IntelliJ
15 12 (1.69%) Checkstyle
15 12 (1.69%) ERwin
15 12 (1.69%) GDB
15 12 (1.69%) Gradle
15 12 (1.69%) XMLUnit
General
1 150 (21.19%) Finance
2 63 (8.90%) Banking
3 39 (5.51%) Retail
4 33 (4.66%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.25%) Manufacturing
6 15 (2.12%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.98%) Back Office
8 13 (1.84%) Automotive
8 13 (1.84%) Marketing
9 12 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (1.41%) Aerospace
10 10 (1.41%) Electronics
11 7 (0.99%) Billing
12 5 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.71%) Legal
13 4 (0.56%) Front Office
13 4 (0.56%) Games
13 4 (0.56%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.42%) Avionics
14 3 (0.42%) Law
Job Titles
1 266 (37.57%) Analyst
2 217 (30.65%) Business Analyst
3 170 (24.01%) Architect
4 103 (14.55%) Software Engineer
5 90 (12.71%) Solutions Architect
6 83 (11.72%) Developer
7 45 (6.36%) Java Developer
8 40 (5.65%) C++ Software Engineer
9 35 (4.94%) Agile Business Analyst
10 23 (3.25%) Data Architect
11 22 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
12 20 (2.82%) Data Analyst
12 20 (2.82%) Systems Analyst
13 19 (2.68%) Finance Business Analyst
13 19 (2.68%) Financial Analyst
13 19 (2.68%) Senior Business Analyst
14 18 (2.54%) Embedded Engineer
14 18 (2.54%) Technical Architect
15 17 (2.40%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 16 (2.26%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (16.95%) Web Services
2 111 (15.68%) XML
3 60 (8.47%) .NET
4 57 (8.05%) REST
5 51 (7.20%) HTML
6 47 (6.64%) SOAP
7 45 (6.36%) Java EE
8 44 (6.21%) CSS
9 42 (5.93%) Middleware
10 39 (5.51%) JMS
11 36 (5.08%) XSD
12 34 (4.80%) Hibernate
13 32 (4.52%) XSLT
14 31 (4.38%) J2EE
15 30 (4.24%) JSON
15 30 (4.24%) Spring
16 24 (3.39%) XSL
17 21 (2.97%) AngularJS
18 20 (2.82%) .NET Framework
18 20 (2.82%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 85 (12.01%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.80%) Management Information System
3 30 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
4 23 (3.25%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.25%) User Experience
5 20 (2.82%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.12%) Credit Risk
7 14 (1.98%) N-Tier
8 13 (1.84%) Reference Data
9 12 (1.69%) Market Risk
10 8 (1.13%) Equities
10 8 (1.13%) Frameworx
10 8 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 7 (0.99%) PMI
12 6 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.85%) Virtual Team
13 5 (0.71%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.47%) Linux
2 38 (5.37%) Windows
3 21 (2.97%) Unix
4 15 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (0.85%) VxWorks
6 4 (0.56%) Android
7 3 (0.42%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.42%) VMS
7 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.28%) HPUX
8 2 (0.28%) Solaris
9 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.14%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 301 (42.51%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (18.08%) Scrum
3 127 (17.94%) Software Engineering
4 124 (17.51%) Use Case
5 119 (16.81%) Business Analysis
5 119 (16.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 116 (16.38%) SDLC
7 114 (16.10%) Data Modelling
8 109 (15.40%) OO
9 85 (12.01%) BPMN
10 84 (11.86%) TOGAF
11 82 (11.58%) SOA
11 82 (11.58%) Waterfall
12 68 (9.60%) Business Process Modelling
13 60 (8.47%) Project Management
14 58 (8.19%) User Stories
15 54 (7.63%) RUP
16 51 (7.20%) Configuration Management
17 50 (7.06%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (7.06%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 137 (19.35%) Java
2 134 (18.93%) SQL
3 98 (13.84%) C++
4 65 (9.18%) C
5 60 (8.47%) C#
6 49 (6.92%) JavaScript
7 36 (5.08%) PL/SQL
8 27 (3.81%) XPath
9 23 (3.25%) MATLAB
10 22 (3.11%) Ada
11 20 (2.82%) Python
12 19 (2.68%) T-SQL
13 18 (2.54%) Shell Script
14 17 (2.40%) PHP
14 17 (2.40%) VBA
15 10 (1.41%) Perl
16 9 (1.27%) XQuery
17 8 (1.13%) Bash Shell
17 8 (1.13%) Embedded C++
17 8 (1.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 115 (16.24%) Security Cleared
2 78 (11.02%) Degree
3 77 (10.88%) SC Cleared
4 46 (6.50%) ISEB
5 21 (2.97%) DV Cleared
6 14 (1.98%) CBAP
7 8 (1.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 8 (1.13%) IIBA
8 7 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.99%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.85%) Chartered Engineer
9 6 (0.85%) CITP
9 6 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
10 5 (0.71%) MCP
10 5 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 4 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
12 3 (0.42%) ISTQB
12 3 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (0.42%) MCPD
12 3 (0.42%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.34%) QA
2 22 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 21 (2.97%) GDPR
4 5 (0.71%) DO-178B
4 5 (0.71%) ISO 26262
4 5 (0.71%) MISRA
4 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.56%) MiFID
6 3 (0.42%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.42%) EMIR
6 3 (0.42%) IEC 62304
6 3 (0.42%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.28%) CDISC
7 2 (0.28%) GxP
7 2 (0.28%) HL7
7 2 (0.28%) MIL-STD-1553
7 2 (0.28%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (1.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.85%) Docker
3 4 (0.56%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.28%) HDFS
6 1 (0.14%) Firmware
6 1 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (0.56%) Kubernetes
1 4 (0.56%) Puppet
2 3 (0.42%) TIBCO Hawk
3 2 (0.28%) Ansible
3 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.28%) Oozie
3 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.28%) Packer
3 2 (0.28%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) Mesos
4 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.14%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 116 (16.38%) Oracle
2 101 (14.27%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.24%) SAP
4 27 (3.81%) Red Hat
5 24 (3.39%) Cognos
6 19 (2.68%) IBM
6 19 (2.68%) Workday
7 13 (1.84%) Sybase
8 10 (1.41%) Casewise
8 10 (1.41%) Dell
8 10 (1.41%) HP
9 9 (1.27%) Informatica
9 9 (1.27%) Solace
9 9 (1.27%) Tableau
10 8 (1.13%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.13%) Sencha
11 7 (0.99%) Google
12 6 (0.85%) CA
12 6 (0.85%) TIBCO